Afghans Win 11 Medals In Karate Championship

Afghan Karate practitioners had recently participated in the Persian Gulf Open Karate Cup in Tehran, Iran. The event, which was held on September 17th and 18th, was organized by the Iranian Shito-ryu Shukokai Union. According to Afghanistan’s Bakhtar News Agency (BNA), the Afghans came away from the event with a total of 11 medals: 5 gold, 1 silver, and 5 bronze. Overall, the Afghan team came in third. Host country, Iran finished first, and Azerbaijan finished second in the championship. A total of 16 countries had participated in the event, according to the BNA report. Besides, cricket and football (soccer), the martial arts is another area in which Afghan athletes are performing very well in international competitions.

September 30, 2015 В· admin В· No Comments
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